GhostSec hacktivists indicate they've begun a new phase in their anti-ISIS campaign. ISIS forerunner and declining rival al Qaeda looks for messaging to regain terrorist mindshare.
A new version of the Carbanak banking Trojan hits North America and Europe.
RedHat researchers find that some implementations of the TLS protocol can leak RSA keys.
Rapid7 finds vulnerabilities rife in baby monitors, and sees this as a cautionary tale for IoT security.
Malwarebytes describes how the adware installer Myki discovered gains access to Mac users' keychains.
Sophos provides details on the workings of the Word Intruder malware kit, and inter alia insight into criminal market terms-of-service (once Word Intruder became popular, its purveyors stamped it "For targeted attacks only").
Ransomware remains the cybercriminals' darling. And please note — that Simplocker infestation you suffered? It's not really from NSA.
Another apparently motiveless skid hits British police with denial-of-service.
Fortinet patches FortiClient. The Internet Services Consortium patches BIND.
Cyber security firms seem to have a long run ahead of them as attractive investments. Unicorn watchers marvel at Tanium's $3.5 billion valuation (partly driven by US Federal business prospects). Virgil Security and Cyph hatch from MACH 37 incubation and feed on venture capital. Gartner pushes the conventional wisdom of the Internet-of-things' being the next big thing, and Siemens seems to agree (and has the smart kitchen to back it up).
Regulation in the UK and US are said to impose significant cyber costs on businesses.
Sino-US relations are marked by debates over sanctions and cyber war.